Events

FRENCH CINEMA – Corniche Kennedy

Corniche Kennedy by Dominique Cabrera (94′) In the blue of the Mediterranean, at the foot of luxurious villas, the youngsters of Marseille defy the laws of gravity by diving into the sea. They take risks to live more freely. Suzanne looks at them from afar wishing to be a part of their wild excesses. Soon, she will be. For members of AF Bombay only ♦ Trailer ♦ In partnership with Institut Français Read More »

AF @ DR. BHAU DAJI LAD MUSEUM – Van Gogh, Gauguin & Lautrec

La Chambre à Arles by Van Gogh (1888-1889) Arearea by Gauguin (1892) Décoration pour la baraque de la Goulue by Lautrec (1895) La Chambre à Arles is the title given to each of three similar paintings by 19th century Dutch Post-Impressionist painter Vincent van Gogh. Arearea is representative of Gauguin’s first visit to Tahiti in search of traces of a primitive way of life. Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec painted the Moulin Rouge’s first poster. On the first panel of his painting for La Goulue, he ... Read More »

FRENCH CINEMA – 2 automnes 3 hivers

2 automnes 3 hivers by Sebastien Betbeder (91′) Arman is 33 and ready to make a change in his life. He decides to start with a run in the park and literally bumps into Amélie who is slightly cynical but nevertheless lovely. Meanwhile, Arman’s best friend Benjamin suffers an unexpected stroke, relegating him to the hospital for weeks. Over the course of two autumns and three winters, the three characters forge unforgettable memories that will define who they are. For members of AF Bombay ... Read More »

FRENCH CINEMA – Les beaux jours

Les beaux jours by Marion Vernoux (94′) The retired dentist Caroline attends a class to learn how to use a computer. Although she is married, she falls in love with her significantly younger lecturer. It turns out he used to visit her surgery primarily to enjoy looking at her. What will happen once her husband finds out about the affair? For members of AF Bombay only ♦ Trailer ♦ In partnership with Institut Français Read More »

MY FRANCOPHONIE – Les Dadas

MY FRANCOPHONIE Les Dadas Join us for the second session of My francophonie – a series of workshops that will give you a taste of different aspects of francophone cultures! For this session, we will focus on Dadaism – an art movement of the European avant-garde in the early 20th century. The artists comprising this movement rejected the logic, reason, and aestheticism of modern capitalist society, instead expressing nonsense, irrationality, and anti-bourgeois protest in their works. Free and open to everyone | No registration needed Read More »

FRENCH CINEMA – Caprice

Caprice by Emmanuel Mouret (100′) Clement is ecstatic when Alicia, a famous actress whom he greatly admires, becomes his girlfriend. Everything gets complicated, however, when he meets Caprice – an excessive and exuberant young woman who falls for him. For members of AF Bombay only ♦ Trailer ♦ In partnership with Institut Français Read More »

FRENCH ANIMATION @ PRITHVI – La Jeune Fille sans mains

La Jeune Fille sans mains by Sébastien Laudenbach (73′) A haunting adaptation of a Brothers Grimm tale of the same name, La Jeune Fille sans mains tells the story of a miller who sells his daughter to the devil. Although her purity protects her, the devil takes her hands away as punishment. ♦Trailer♦ In partnership with Prithvi Theatre & Institut Français Read More »

WORLD MUSIC DAY – FÊTE DE LA MUSIQUE

Celebrated every 21st of June, World Music Day is a global event which allows you to tune into live music in all its diversity! This year, Alliance Française de Bombay along with Gatecrash and FLEA Bazaar Café bring you the unique opportunity to : Perform live! Witness some amazing performances by reputed musicians! 8 to 9 pm: DISCOVER NEW TALENT Amateur / semi-professional musicians will send us a recorded demo by May 31, 2018. The best 4 of them will perform for 10 to 15 ... Read More »

FRENCH CINEMA – Casse-tête chinois

Casse-tête chinois by Cédric Klapisch (114′) Xavier Rousseau is 40 years old and has been divorced by the brilliant Wendy. When she decides to move to New York with their two children, he decides to follow them as well so that he can remain a part of their lives. For members of AF Bombay only ♦ Trailer ♦ In partnership with Institut Français Read More »